Baroness O'Grady of Upper Holloway

Labour Peer

Recent appearances

  • National Minimum Wage - Question 21 Feb 2024

    My Lords, does the Minister agree that it is shocking that social care workers—who perform incredibly skilled and precious work for all of us but the majority of whom are paid less than the real living wage of £12 an hour outside London—are paid so little, and that a quarter of them are on zero-hours contracts? How much do his Government believe a social care worker is worth?
  • Children’s Care Homes: Private Equity - Question 30 Jan 2024

    My Lords, there is a sense of urgency here, as this issue is not only about gross profiteering and loading up homes with debt but about respect for the human rights of children. What active consideration are the Government giving to price caps, which some local authorities have called for—or, better still, to moving towards a model of public ownership in the public interest?
  • Code of Practice on Reasonable Steps to be taken by a Trade Union (Minimum Service Levels) - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion 6 Dec 2023

    My Lords, I rise to support the amendment standing in the name of my noble friend Lord Collins, and to join him in reminding the House that Labour will repeal this toxic legislation that would turn the clock back on mature industrial relations and workplace justice in this country. First, I relay my thanks to the Minister, the noble Lord, Lord Offord, for taking the time to meet with me...

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Labour Peer

Entered the House of Lords on 9 December 2022

Currently held offices

  • Chair, Modern Slavery Act 2015 Committee (since 30 Jan 2024)
  • Chair, Modern Slavery Act 2015 Committee (since 30 Jan 2024)
  • Member, Industry and Regulators Committee (since 12 Jun 2023)

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